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America After Charleston

America After Charleston

A PBS special presentation, this one-hour town hall meeting explores the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, moderates the special broadcast. AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, produced for PBS by WETA Washington, D.C., WGBH Boston and South Carolina ETV Network, with funds provided by PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, premieres Monday, September 21, 2015, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET on WETA TV 26 and nationally on PBS (check local listings).

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America After Charleston01-Gwen

America After Charleston01-Gwen01

Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, at AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, a PBS special presentation taped before an audience at the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston, SC, on September 19, 2015.

Credit: paulcheney.com
America After Charleston-Sheppard

America After Charleston01-Sheppard

Polly Sheppard, one of the only two adult survivors of the Emanuel AME shooting, at AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, a PBS special presentation moderated by Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, taped before an audience at the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston, SC, on September 19, 2015.

Credit: paulcheney.com
America After Charleston-Belcher

America After Charleston-Belcher

Cornell Belcher, CNN Contributor & President, brilliant corners Research & Strategies, at AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, a PBS special presentation moderated by Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, taped before an audience at the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston, SC, on September 19, 2015.

Credit: paulcheney.com
America After Charleston-Rep.Horne

America After Charleston-Horne

Rep. Jenny Horne, R-Summerville, South Carolina House of Representatives at AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, a PBS special presentation moderated by Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, taped before an audience at the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston, SC, on September 19, 2015.

Credit: paulcheney.com
America After Charleston-Brooks

America After Charleston-Brooks

Cornell Brooks, President and CEO, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), at AMERICA AFTER CHARLESTON, a PBS special presentation moderated by Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, taped before an audience at the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston, SC, on September 19, 2015.

Credit: paulcheney.com

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